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Brought to you by the Marine Corps Archive and Special Collections #OORAH #SubmissionSunday #MilStories

Brought to you by the Marine Corps Archive and Special Collections #OORAH #SubmissionSunday #MilStories

Don't leave the beach on your next vacation without some sand and seashells. You can now display all your family memories in this beautiful shadow box year round. Get tips and pointers to make it easier from thesoutherncouture.com.

Ocean View Shadow Box

Don't leave the beach on your next vacation without some sand and seashells. You can now display all your family memories in this beautiful shadow box year round. Get tips and pointers to make it easier from thesoutherncouture.com.

Red Beach One, Iwo Jima, 1945. Photo caption: Iwo Jima February 19, 1945. In the face of withering enemy fire, Fifth Division Marines work their way up the slope from Red Beach One toward Suribachi Yama, hidden in the pal of smoke. From the Photograph Collection at the Marine Corps Archives and Special Collections OFFICIAL USMC PHOTOGRAPH

Red Beach One, Iwo Jima, 1945. Photo caption: Iwo Jima February 19, 1945. In the face of withering enemy fire, Fifth Division Marines work their way up the slope from Red Beach One toward Suribachi Yama, hidden in the pal of smoke. From the Photograph Collection at the Marine Corps Archives and Special Collections OFFICIAL USMC PHOTOGRAPH

5th Division Flamethrowers, Iwo Jima, 1945 by Marine Corps Archives & Special Collections, via Flickr

5th Division Flamethrowers, Iwo Jima, 1945 by Marine Corps Archives & Special Collections, via Flickr

USMC Fleet Marine Force on Pinterest | Iwo Jima, USMC and Batt…

USMC Fleet Marine Force on Pinterest | Iwo Jima, USMC and Batt…

Feb. 19, 1945. U.S. Marines land on the Japansese-held island of Iwo Jima in the Western Pacific.  And on March 26, 69 years ago today, the battle ended with American forces officially securing the island.

Feb. 19, 1945. U.S. Marines land on the Japansese-held island of Iwo Jima in the Western Pacific. And on March 26, 69 years ago today, the battle ended with American forces officially securing the island.

Graves Erskine (center) on Iwo Jima, 1945 | From the Graves B. Erskine Collection (COLL/3065) at the Archives Branch, Marine Corps History Division  OFFICIAL USMC PHOTOGRAPH

Graves Erskine (center) on Iwo Jima, 1945 | From the Graves B. Erskine Collection (COLL/3065) at the Archives Branch, Marine Corps History Division OFFICIAL USMC PHOTOGRAPH

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